India

This project empirically tests whether contract labour brings about more economic costs than benefits and therefore should be banned, or should regulations such as the Contract Labour Act of India spell out the terms that should govern labour subcontracting in terms of wages, working conditions, and benefits.

This project empirically tests whether contract labour brings about more economic costs than benefits and therefore should be banned, or should regulations such as the Contract Labour Act of India spell out the terms that should govern labour subcontracting in terms of wages, working conditions, and benefits.

This project aims to shed light on whether referrals programs focused around ‘central’ village individuals could improve the loan selection mechanisms, through referrals to microfinance initiatives.

This project aims to shed light on whether referrals programs focused around ‘central’ village individuals could improve the loan selection mechanisms, through referrals to microfinance initiatives.

This project attempts to capture candidates’ backgrounds, career aspirations, and post-training decisions to help explain India’s vocational training field and pave the way for further investigation into the field of vocational training. 

This project attempts to capture candidates’ backgrounds, career aspirations, and post-training decisions to help explain India’s vocational training field and pave the way for further investigation into the field of vocational training. 

This project will measure the extent of credit constraints in the SME sector in India while simultaneously evaluating a private-sector led project that provides these firms with better access to credit. 

This project will measure the extent of credit constraints in the SME sector in India while simultaneously evaluating a private-sector led project that provides these firms with better access to credit. 

This research explores the factors that affect the pattern of firm entry into different geographic markets in developing countries by focusing on the Indian market for potassium fertilizer. 

This research explores the factors that affect the pattern of firm entry into different geographic markets in developing countries by focusing on the Indian market for potassium fertilizer. 

This project aims to quantify deviations from profit-maximizing behaviour and studying the relative importance of factors that influence profits in a consistent setting. 

This project aims to quantify deviations from profit-maximizing behaviour and studying the relative importance of factors that influence profits in a consistent setting. 

This project investigates the usage and allocation efficiency of land and energy within India by focusing on the manufacturing sector and developing data to quantify the issues relating to land allocation and energy supply.

This project investigates the usage and allocation efficiency of land and energy within India by focusing on the manufacturing sector and developing data to quantify the issues relating to land allocation and energy supply.

By creating a theoretical model along with a unique, novel data set, this project sheds light on the relationship between credit and investor partnerships and the resulting level of entrepreneurship.  

By creating a theoretical model along with a unique, novel data set, this project sheds light on the relationship between credit and investor partnerships and the resulting level of entrepreneurship.  

By using a field exeperiment on full-time workers, this study aims to understand the labour market distortions generated by wage compression. 

By using a field exeperiment on full-time workers, this study aims to understand the labour market distortions generated by wage compression. 

Together with Indian environmental regulators, the research team investigates whether public disclosure of information on industrial emissions and the use of information technology can improve regulatory performance, industrial compliance, and industrial efficiency. 

Together with Indian environmental regulators, the research team investigates whether public disclosure of information on industrial emissions and the use of information technology can improve regulatory performance, industrial compliance, and industrial efficiency. 

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